Live Music Options for your Cocktail Hour

By Adrian Cavlan So, maybe you gave it a lot of thought and in the end you decided the best, most versatile and most cost-effective entertainment for your wedding or party was to get a DJ. Well, GOOD. Thanks for supporting our industry! And, if you haven’t yet heard, we are pretty proud of the…

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Exploring Some Fun Cultural Wedding Traditions

Written By Murphy Park Here at Sound In Motion we are so lucky to be a part of so many different types of wedding celebrations and traditions. Ethnic weddings are always fun, and also usually enlightening and spiritual. Love truly is a universal language, but to see how different cultures celebrate love is fascinating. Incorporating…

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Mother’s Day Top 10? Nah – let’s do 12!

By Adrian Cavlan Mother’s Day arrives next week and, as always, it is a time to be grateful for our moms and all they do for us (as if carrying us around for nine months and bringing us into this world in a… er… “less than comfortable” way weren’t enough!). I have two incredible moms…

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo as we all know in the USA is a day when we celebrate Mexico’s independence. Although the real day to celebrate is September 16th which is the actual day Mexico’s independence was won. You will see this being celebrated by a parade of vehicles with Mexican flags, loud music and of course…

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Where Did The Bouquet and Garter Toss Come From?

Wedding History 101: Where Did The Bouquet and Garter Toss Come From? Written By Murphy Park          The tossing of the Bouquet and Garter is a very fun, and very common tradition at weddings. The bachelor and bachelorette that catch the prize are thought to be next in line for marriage, as…

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SIM Wedding Photo Engagement Session!

We spent an amazing time together at one of my personal favorite locations in Monterey: Lover’s Point! Angela and Joe met with me and my assistant and we could instantly see the pure bliss they had in one another’s company! We strolled the beach and finished the day with sunset pictures on the rocky shores…

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Weekday Weddings: Better Prices, More Availability

By Murphy Park Although the weekend will always be the premiere time for a wedding, weekday weddings hold a surprising amount of benefits, but as well of course, a few downsides. Whether you’re looking to save a few dollars, or you’re just willing to adjust in order to book your dream venue, don’t write off…

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Rainy Day Weddings Are Awesome!

By Murphy Park I’ve been thinking about rainy day weddings for awhile and it’s as relevant right now as it will ever be. We went without rain for five years, and we got used to it. With the recent onslaught of water, it looks like we’re back to our old Central California ‘selves, and unfortunately it’s time…

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St. Patrick Loved Hockey!

By Adrian Cavlan It’s true! And that’s why we have hockey games every St. Patrick’s Day! See what I did there? And THIS St. Patrick’s Day you can join Sound In Motion and your San Jose Barracuda over at SAP Center for a 7:30pm faceoff against the Stockton Heat. Tickets may still be available here:…

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